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Studying the paintings of 3 authors: Richardson, Haywood and Burney, and their illustration of family area, this booklet argues that to make such areas available to fashionable readers they should have info of the true family. via recreating specifics of those areas this publication innervates the fictitious family inside for contemporary readers.

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75 ‘At Home’ 41 Although it may have been hard to find the same variety of flowers and plants as those found in Lord Chesterfield’s garden, urban gardens were a commonplace throughout the Georgian period. Indeed, the polite élite householder of an urban garden, like his or her respective counterpart in the suburbs and the country, continued to devote as much attention to the design and style of the garden in the second half of the eighteenth century, as they did to its structure and layout. Of course, one can also draw parallels with the amount of attention devoted to the domestic interior.

1 ‘At Home’1 In the summer of 1754, Samuel Richardson and his family moved to a suburban villa in Parsons Green; a small village on the King’s Road between Fulham and Chelsea. As with his first villa in North End, also in Fulham, the one in Parsons Green was an agreeable site of sociability where Richardson would act as generous host to his ever-growing coterie. One of this circle included Miss Catherine Talbot, who, in a letter to Mrs Berkeley, described her summer visit to the villa in 1756. As she writes, I wish you there, because those who only know Mr Richardson as an Author do not know the most amiable part of his Character.

Consequently, any account of the concept of domestic space in the eighteenth century needs to include an overview of the decorative style of its domestic interior. Such an overview would also indicate how the introduction of new articles of furniture, décor and objects affected the domestic environment. II: ‘Fitting up’ the domestic interior: 1720s–1780s Among the most visually appealing of the commodities that began to appear in the Palladian interior were the luxury goods from the Far East. Throughout the seventeenth century, the East India Company had imported goods of Asian manufacture, for instance, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, and patterned calico such as Indian chintz.

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